Brandon Coleman has been praised for his “exotic vocal coloring” by Opera News and “wonderful resonance” by Classical Singer. He commands the stage with his confidence and lures the audience with his voice. Brandon's 2022/2023 so far includes reprising the role of Garvey Preacher in X: The Life and Times of Malcolm X at Opera Omaha, the same role in which he debuted at Detroit Opera earlier this year. To start off the new year he will be debuting the World Premiere of La Flambeau as L'Homme with Montreal Symphony Orchestra. In April, he will be performing the role of Muhammad Ali in Approaching Ali at Opera Louisiane. Also, this summer Brandon will be performing the role of Heinrich in Lohengrin and the role of Ramfis in Aida at Utah Opera Festival. Check back soon for more details regarding more productions in the season.
He has performed with Hawaii Opera, Kentucky Opera, Utah Opera Festival, Opera Theatre of Northern Virginia, Connecticut Opera, Connecticut Concert Opera, Opera New Jersey, Sarasota Opera, Tuscia Opera Festival, Dicapo Opera Theatre, Opera North, Toledo Opera, Central City Opera, Opera on the James, Tri-Cities Opera, Middlebury Opera, and Syracuse Opera.
Mr. Coleman has been most recognized for role appearances as Mephistopheles in Faust, Ferrando in Verdi's Il Trovatore; Crown in Gershwin's Porgy and Bess, Joe in Kern's Showboat, and Sparafucile in Verdi's Rigoletto.
In 2011, he made his international debut as a guest artist singing the role of Sarastro in Die Zauberflote with the Tuscia Opera Festival under the baton of Maestro Stefano Vignati.
Brandon Coleman resides in the Los Angeles area.